‘Game of Thrones’ makes Emmys history

‘Game of Thrones’ makes Emmys history

Fantasy epic “Game of Thrones” made television history at the 68th Emmys on Sunday, becoming the most decorated fictional show since the awards began nearly seven decades ago. The HBO series picked up 12 total Emmys this season — nine awards in technical categories and three top prizes at the glitzy ceremony in downtown Los […]

19.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Bullying at school: ‘children can redirect insults to their advantage”

Bullying at school: ‘children can redirect insults to their advantage”

French therapist and author Emmanuelle Piquet sees some 2,000 children each year who are victims of bullying at school. Ten years ago, she founded France’s Chagrin Scolaire centers, which work to help children face up to bullies and deal with schoolyard confrontation. Kids learn defense strategies in a course of three sessions, based on role-play activities. Is […]

19.09.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
‘La La Land’ wins Toronto film festival audience prize

‘La La Land’ wins Toronto film festival audience prize

The bewitching musical “La La Land” starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone on Sunday won the coveted Toronto film festival audience prize. The People’s Choice award could make it a frontrunner for this year’s Oscars. The joyful, quirky film by Damien Chazelle is a tribute to the Golden Age of American musicals, reuniting the stars, […]

19.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
Plot details emerge for ‘The Good Wife’ spin-off

Plot details emerge for ‘The Good Wife’ spin-off

Legal drama “The Good Wife” is gearing up for a February 2017 series, with Sarah Steele (who played recurring character Marissa Gold) among those set to return. The 10-episode series is to be set one year after the May 2016 final episode of “The Good Wife,” Deadline reports, with Christine Baranski and Cush Jumbo leading as attorneys […]

19.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Drilon:  Every Senate panel has power to grant protective custody

Drilon: Every Senate panel has power to grant protective custody

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Senate President  Pro-Tempore  Franklin Drilon on Saturday said that the Senate committee on justice and human rights has the power to place witnesses under its own protective custody, and that such a move does not require the approval of the Senate leadership. Drilon made the statement after Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III […]

19.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Aguirre: Bilibid drug trade may have gone ‘above’ De Lima

Aguirre: Bilibid drug trade may have gone ‘above’ De Lima

MANILA, Sept 19 (Mabuhay) — The illegal drug trade inside the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) may have involved government officials “above” former Justice Secretary and now Senator Leila de Lima, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre claimed Monday. Aguirre made this claim ahead of the investigation of the House of Representatives into the alleged proliferation of illegal […]

19.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Angeli speaks up on son Gab Valenciano’s marital woes

Angeli speaks up on son Gab Valenciano’s marital woes

Angeli Pangilinan Valenciano has released a statement regarding the marital woes of her son, Gab, and his wife Tricia Centenera. Speaking on behalf of the Valenciano family, Angeli requested for privacy as they try to deal with the situation, saying it is a “family matter.” She went on to note that “everyone makes mistakes.” “The […]

19.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
News Analysis: With Clinton, Trump locked in tight race, upcoming debates could determine the winner

News Analysis: With Clinton, Trump locked in tight race, upcoming debates could determine the winner

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (PNA/Xinhua) – With the race between US Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and her Republican rival Donald Trump running neck and neck, the upcoming presidential debates could determine who will clinch the White House. Clinton is now still the favorite to win the presidential race, but now it could become a very tight […]

18.09.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Kawasaki developing motorcycles with onboard AI

Kawasaki developing motorcycles with onboard AI

Kawasaki is set to start developing new motorcycles with onboard artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. The firm aims to develop machines that becomes one with their rider, capable of growing and evolving in step with each other in all situations. As yet, the project is only in its early stages, and the Japanese manufacturer remains vague […]

18.09.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Radar Pictures gets film and TV rights to ‘The Traitor’s Wife’

Radar Pictures gets film and TV rights to ‘The Traitor’s Wife’

Allison Pataki’s 2014 novel “The Traitor’s Wife: The Woman Behind Benedict Arnold and the Plan to Betray America,” is heading onscreen, with Radar Pictures picking up the film and television rights, according to Variety. The book follows Peggy Shippen Arnold, who married Benedict Arnold in 1779 just before he betrayed America and turned to the British […]

18.09.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Emmanuelle Seigner and Eva Green to star in fresh Polanski thriller

Emmanuelle Seigner and Eva Green to star in fresh Polanski thriller

Emmanuelle Seigner and Eva Green have signed on to star in Roman Polanski’s psychological thriller “Based on a True Story (“D’apres une histoire vraie”), with shooting set to start this November in Paris. Co-written by Olivier Assayas, who was crowned best director at Cannes this year for his supernatural drama “Personal Shopper” starring Kristen Stewart, the film is […]

18.09.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘America’s Got Talent’ finale gets most viewers in five years

‘America’s Got Talent’ finale gets most viewers in five years

The season finale of “America’s Got Talent” has racked up the most ratings for the series in five years, reports Deadline. The NBC hit series finale pulled in 14.4 million viewers, an increase of 33 percent from last year’s final show. The finale grew 40 percent week to week. The series, co-created by Simon Cowell, has […]

18.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
Duterte bares plans for centralized AFP, PNP medical system

Duterte bares plans for centralized AFP, PNP medical system

MANILA  (PNA) – To have a centralized system that will provide medical services for both the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is what President Rodrigo R. Duterte envisions for the country’s uniformed services. “I’m quite not comfortable with the arrangement now that ang Army, kung magpunta sa Air […]

18.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Olive Lamasan: ‘Daniel is the new Aga Muhlach’

Olive Lamasan: ‘Daniel is the new Aga Muhlach’

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Award-winning director Olivia Lamasan believes that actor Daniel Padilla is the “new” Aga Muhlach. Lamasan, who directed Padilla’s upcoming movie “Barcelona: A Love Untold” which also stars Kathryn Bernardo, didn’t have a hard time answering when asked to describe the young actor. “The man to watch out for. To me he is […]

18.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Campaign Promoting Benefits Of U.S. Citizenship Targets Asian Immigrants, Fastest Growing Immigrant Population

Campaign Promoting Benefits Of U.S. Citizenship Targets Asian Immigrants, Fastest Growing Immigrant Population

Eligible immigrants strongly urged to take the first step now to have a chance of becoming a U.S. citizen before November election   Over 300,000 Asian immigrants in L.A. County currently eligible to naturalize and become a U.S. Citizen LOS ANGELES – Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA), in close partnership with community-based organizations and […]

17.09.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Offers, Services ·
Three Filipino women in Switzerland listed among world’s 100 most influential Filipinas

Three Filipino women in Switzerland listed among world’s 100 most influential Filipinas

By Sammy F. Martin MANILA  (PNA) – Three Filipino women based in Switzerland, were listed among this year’s 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World (Global FWN100) by the Filipina Women’s Network. They were, Anny Misa Hefti from Berne, Edita de Leon from Vaud, and Magnolia Uy from Geneva. Since 2007, the 100 Most […]

16.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Hollywood is dead, festivals more needed than ever: Kidman

Hollywood is dead, festivals more needed than ever: Kidman

Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman warned Sunday that Hollywood was facing new challenges in the era of online streaming, and needed festivals more than ever to get films noticed. “I don’t think there is a Hollywood anymore,” the Aussie star told a press conference in Toronto following the world premiere of “Lion” by director Garth Davis. […]

13.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Consumer group: ITT Tech closure ‘ultimately protects students’

Consumer group: ITT Tech closure ‘ultimately protects students’

Sacramento, CA – The abrupt closure of 130 ITT Technical Institute campuses across the country on Tuesday leaves thousands of students out of luck, but one consumer advocate says it is the best thing in the long run. Comments from (Ms.) Whitney Barkley-Denny, legislative counsel for the nonprofit Center for Responsible Lending, an expert on […]

13.09.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Duterte recaps successful maiden overseas trips

Duterte recaps successful maiden overseas trips

MANILA  (PNA) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte wrapped up his first foreign trips as the Philippines’ head of state, which brought him to Vientiane, Laos for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summits, and to Jakarta, Indonesia for a working visit. In his arrival statement delivered at the Davao International Airport on Saturday, PRRD […]

13.09.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Kirstie Alley joins ‘Scream Queens’ as a regular cast member

Kirstie Alley joins ‘Scream Queens’ as a regular cast member

Kirstie Alley will become a regular on the second season of “Scream Queens.” Alley joins John Stamos, Taylor Lautner and James Earl as the latest new cast member to the series. In season two, which moves from a college campus to a hospital called the CURE Institute, she will play a brilliant and devious administrator. […]

13.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·